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Stage 17 of Tour de France 2010 – How tough?

While riding the Etape du Tour, I also found time to make a video report for BBC Sport You can watch it on the BBC Cycling site: Tour de France 2010: How tough is the Col du Tourmalet? My favourite … Continue reading

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Etape du Tour 2010: Pau to Tourmalet in which time slips away from me

07:44 it read at the foot of the Tourmalet as I swung left over the timing mat and up through Luz Saint Saveur. “No danger from the voiture balai here. Should be able to do this in under ten hours … Continue reading

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Etape du Tour survival: Key times and distances guide

Here’s something I ran up for the event and which I’ll be taping to my top tube on the day. It’s a cut out and stick on guide to the key distances, times and locations for the day. It should … Continue reading

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I’m riding for Roy Kinnear House

It’s seems it’s all the rage these days to say you’re riding for someone or something. There’s even people riding just for the fun of it in among those riding for everything from cancer to a free lunch. I’ve ummed … Continue reading

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Etape du Tour survival: Preparing your head

Nothing to do with your choice of mandatory helmet (Giro Prolight is my current choice) but with the art of mentally preparing yourself for the event. It’s as important as your physical fitness to get your positive, winning attitude right … Continue reading

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